The Times of Israel
When our woman in Havana asked Fidel Castro to the synagogue Hanukkah party
A piece showcasing the Jewish community of Cuba, heavily focusing on JDC’s aid to the community.
JDC dedicates home for 100 years worth of its historical documents
With JDC Board Meetings commencing in Israel in mid-February, a story highlights Board members and guests visiting the home of Israeli President Rivlin and also focuses on the Board’s dedication of the Marshall M. Weinberg archives center in JDC’s Jerusalem office.
The TODAY Show
Life well lived: Medical genetics founder Dr. Arno Motulsky dies at 94
A show detailing the life and death of Arno Motulsky, the renowned scientist who founded medical genetics, and spotlighting his connection to JDC through an archival document.
The only Jew to survive the 1941 Odessa massacre
A story highlighting Mishka Zaslavsky, a 93-year-old from Odessa who was the sole survivor of a pogrom, mentioning the key care provided by IFCJ through JDC and other organizations.
JDC Israel names 1st Woman Director General
A story highlighting JDC Israel for naming Dr. Sigal Shelach to the esteemed position of Director General of JDC Israel.
New Jersey Jewish News
Morocco’s rich Jewish history
A piece spotlighting Morocco’s Jewish community, quoting JDC’s Valerie Davis Allouche.
Jewish Refugee Reunites With Neighbor — 80 Years Later
A story highlighting a WWII-focused episode of the PBS series, We’ll Meet Again, which featured JDC.
We’ll Meet Again
In the premiere episode of the new PBS series, JDC helps a former Jewish refugee reconnect with a family friend from the Shanghai Ghetto, where JDC supported thousands during WWII.
After Leading Edge, Best Practices for Engaging Millennial Jewish Professionals
A personal piece by two JDC Entwine Global JSC Fellows highlighting best practices for Jewish organizations to prepare for the inclusion of young Jews in their professional ranks.
The Unsung, Unfinished Legacy of Isaac Giterman
JDC CEO David Schizer remembers forgotten JDC and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising hero Isaac Giterman on the 75th anniversary of his death.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Teen helps repair the world through philanthropy
A piece highlighting a project of the Jewish Teen Foundation, which gave money to a JDC project that was then matched by JDC for increased impact.
Noted and Quoted
JDC’s recent AJT Conference in Kharkov, Ukraine is showcased in a news brief.
How To Support Jewish Organizations That Provide Hunger Relief
A piece highlighting Jewish organizations that tackle hunger, including JDC and noting the critical care we provide to poor Jewish elderly in the FSU.
Bleak Photos of Georgia’s Lonely, Dwindling Jewish Population
A photo essay highlighting Georgia’s poor, Jewish elderly includes JDC’s work aiding this population through its local Hesed social welfare center.
This December, Do More Than Just Remember the Poor
This holiday season, take action to fight poverty, especially among the world’s elderly, says JDC’s Regional Director for former Soviet Union operations.
Prestigious Fellowship Announced By Beachwood Group
A piece highlighting the 2017-2018 Roslyn Z. Wolf Cleveland-JDC International Fellow, who will be serving at Israel Unlimited.
Thriving Jewish Life in Ukraine: Could I Ever Have Imagined It?
An op-ed recounting the experience of an American BBYO participant at the AJT conference in Kharkov, his family’s ties to Ukraine, and thriving Jewish life in the country today.
An interview with Alla Magas, founder and director of JDC’s Active Jewish Teens initiative.
A Boy Murdered for his Gelt and 4 Other Wild Hanukka Stories from the Past
A Chanukah story highlighting JDC and the US Air Force for delivering candles and menorahs to German Jews finally able to openly celebrate the holiday.after WWII.
The Post-Soviet Jews Still Need Us.
The inspiring perseverance of elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union, and the need to support them, are highlighted in this op-ed for Chanukah.